April Garden 2014 And Update

I went out to my garden, thinking what I wanted to plant, and beheld this beautiful sight. My artichoke plant from last year had flowered! So beautiful!


And there are more on the way. Not sure if I should harvest them, or just let them flower:


And, I have  been very busy sewing away.  I have two days rental of a long arm machine coming up.  Here are some scraps from my current projects – gifts for some very special people: